At a distance of 87 km from Rameshwaram and 31 km from Ramanathapuram, Erwadi is positioned on the ocean shore in between keelakarai and Valinokkam. The city is known for the shrine of Hazrat Sultan Syed Ibrahim Shaheed Badusha Radiyallah Ta’ala Anhu. It’s 800-year-old tomb of Sultan Ibrahim Syed Aulia who got here from Arabia through Cannanore.
Hazrat Sulthan Syed Ibrahim is a 18th era hereditary grandson of Prophet Muhammad. He was the king of Madinah whereas he began in the direction of India in early 12th century to unfold Islam based on the Prophet’s want. Erwadi durgah is an emblem of non secular concord in Tamil Nadu. Folks with satanic sickness go to this durgah in massive quantity and get cured.
Pilgrims from completely different states and nations go to this place. The ‘sandanakoodu’ pageant is in honour of this Muslim saint and takes place in December yearly.